We are an Essential Campus Ingredient
Our mission is simple: we’re here to support the UBC community.
We help fund UBC
Our profits support our students and the University’s academic mission.
We contribute to student life
By sponsoring campus initiatives and student programs.
We are 100% self-funded
As an ancillary department,
we receive no funding from
We pay above standard wages
Life in the Okanagan can be expensive. Staff and student workers receive above standard wages.
We plan events
Partnering with departments and student groups for events.
We support learning
Partnering with academic programs.
We hire over 20 students
To work part-time on campus every year.
We believe in the importance of
having a positive impact on the
communities we serve.
Meet Shelley Robinson
Shelley is a seasoned culinary veteran and one of Canada’s renowned chefs. Shelley has twice been nominated to represent Canada as a delegate for Slow Food in Turin, Italy. Her food has been featured in Western Living, Avenue, Eat North, Where and Canadian Living. A regular TV, radio and celebrity chef personality, Shelley was the 2014 winner of Food Network’s Chopped Canada.
Shelley serves as a role model for aspiring female chefs, and was recently awarded the Julia Child “legacy scholarship” from Les Dames d’Escoffier.
Shelley has owned and operated two restaurants, a café and an artisanal grocery store. She is also the co-author of four cookbooks. She is a graduate of Dubrelle French Culinary Academy and Vancouver Community College.
How We Deliver
UBCO Food Services is a 100% self-funded, ancillary department, comprising of three major business segments: